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i am a begginer and my question is very basic.
if i have a 2d drawing is it possible to turn on an isometric view and start working in 3d?
thank you very much for any attention anyone can give on this

RE: 3d

Yes. Just make sure your seed file is 3D. Welcome to the world of 3D tools like solids, smart solids, surfaces and features.

RE: 3d

ok thanks a lot :)
by the way wich command use to turn view from 2d to 3d?
thanks again

RE: 3d

Just reference your 2D drawing to the 3D drawing and start extrapilate your shape. Remember one thing use all 4 views when working in 3D. This will help in the long run.

RE: 3d

1. If you are in a 2D file, you can't do isometrics. check that your seed file is a 3D and/or that the file you've got up on your monitor is 3D. (It will say so at the upper left-hand corner of the window, something like "filename.dgn (3D - V8 DGN)").

2. Click on the the View Control button at the lower left-hand corner of your active drawing window. That's the button that looks like an x-y-z axis. If you don't have that button (it should be next to the + and - and other view control buttons) do Tools > View Conctrol.

3. The View control dialog box comes up (it's called "rotate view") and has a pull-down menu. Choose "isometric" or "right isometric" from this menu and there you are. The rest is on your own. No more help from me!

RE: 3d

ok guys help very much appreciated.
thanks a lot

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